IRS increases mileage rate effective 7/1/2022

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that its optional standard mileage rate will increase to 62.5 cents per mile driven for business purposes. The increase takes effect on July 1, 2022.  Use of this rate is optional, though it is widely used by employers as a standard rate for calculating mileage reimbursement for [...]

July 20th, 2022|reimbursement|

Delivery drivers owed mileage reimbursement

Sandwich shop franchises (Clemson Subs LLC and Anderson Subs LLC in Anderson, SC) was found to have broken the minimum wage provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to reimburse employees for mileage. Employees who delivered food weren’t reimbursed for their mileage expenses, which caused their pay to fall below the federal minimum [...]

February 8th, 2022|compensation, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), reimbursement|

Telework & business costs: Covid-19 guidelines for reimbursing workers

Covid-19 Guidelines for Reimbursing Workers As the Covid-19 emergency continues, many employees are still working remotely, and that may mean employers have the responsibility to reimburse business expenses workers incur at home. Depending on how these expenses impact workers' income, both state and federal laws come into play. In some cases, employees may not have [...]

September 9th, 2020|Covid-19, reimbursement|